By B. J. Novak
B.J. Novak's another factor: tales and different tales is an without end unique, unusually delicate, and startlingly unique debut that indications the coming of a super new voice in American fiction.
A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a field of Frosted Flakes—only to find that claiming the winnings may well resolve his kin. a lady units out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins—turning for aid to the famed motivator himself. a brand new arrival in Heaven, beaten with techniques, procrastinates over a long-ago promise to go to his grandmother. We meet Sophia, the 1st artificially clever being able to love, who falls for a guy who will not be prepared for it himself; a vengeance-minded hare, enthusiastic about scoring a rematch opposed to the tortoise who ruined his lifestyles; and post-college associates who attempt to work out find out how to host an intervention within the period of fb. alongside the best way, we examine why donning a crimson T-shirt on a daily basis is the main to discovering love, how February received its identify, and why the inventory industry is typically simply . . . down.
Finding thought in questions from the character of perfection to the icing on carrot cake, yet one more factor has at its middle the main human of phenomena: love, worry, desire, ambition, and the interior stirring for the single elusive aspect simply that would make somebody whole. throughout a blinding diversity of matters, topics, tones, and narrative voices, the numerous items during this assortment are like not anything else, yet they've got something in universal: they percentage the playful humor, deep center, sharp eye, inquisitive brain, and altogether electrifying spirit of a author with a fierce devotion to the leisure of the reader.